The Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution on Wednesday organised an international symposium to brainstorm on the security and economic challenges of post-COVID-19 in Nigeria.
The two-day symposium, with the theme ‘Africa-China All Round Cooperation under the Multilateral Framework: Achieving Sustainable Peace, Security and Development in Post Co.vid-19’, was organised by the institute in collaboration with the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria.
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Experts and academics in the fields of economy and security presented papers on how Nigeria, Africa, and the world would come up with sustainable solutions to the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic In his welcome address, the Director-General of the institute, Bakut Tswah Bakut, said the symposium would look at the multilateral platforms that should be strengthened to find sustainable solutions to COVID-19
“So, let multilateralism light our way toward a community which shares the future for humankind,” Bakut said.
In his remarks, the Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun, said China would continue to help Nigeria recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.